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The Tapestry of Life

The Tapestry of life When I think of my life so far, I feel blessed. When I delve back all those years to my childhood, I smile. I had such a lovely 80s childhood in a loving family. My tapestry for this time is bright colours, woven with love, memories and stories that have stayed with me.  Interwoven through this tapestry is family. Family was such an important thing, and still is. The unconditional love family can show you is wondrous at times. The wonderful people in my family who guided and shaped me, made me into the person I am now. My parents, grandparents, aunties and uncles. I owe them so much. They are all a part of me. I love that I have the friendly, openess of my grandad and the inner strength of my gran. When people say I remind them of my dad, I am over the moon! And I am so proud to tackle life as my mum does! I have collected beautiful moments along the way, some sad too. Life is about revisiting both. I am always, always reminiscing. Remember when gran ..... Didn'
 You may say I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one. And it's good to know! As we go through life, we meet other dreamers and connect with them. We bond over our optimism and positive outlook. We try to see the best in people and situations. In fact, this is me with my blonde hair. Well, a thinner version anyway! One of the best compliments I was ever given was from a friend and fellow teacher who said she loved my 'flowery edges' and my creativity. Another said I was a 'breath of fresh air'. Although, the first did also point out, quite frequently, as we drunk our wine that I 'wasn't very organised!' Well you can't be everything!  I suppose I have always been a daydreamer, or a Dolly daydreamer, with my head in the clouds, a creative soul, from being a small child. I was the child who lined up all her teddies and dollies for afternoon tea, who sat them in a circle to do the register and read them a story. Yes, children's role play but th